Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an British business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies.
To celebrate the opening of his airline Virgin Atlantic’s new route from London to Nairobi in 2008, he invited 10 valued customers on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Masai Mara. Whilst out there, Richard was impressed with Sonal’s vision for ETC and lent a helping hand in getting it started. He has been an Ambassador since 2008.
Dr Auma Obama was born in Kenya and grew up there. She studied in Germany and completed her master’s degree at the University of Heidelberg. The awards with which Dr. Auma Obama has been presented in recognition of her dedication to humanitarian efforts include the Prix Courage awarded by the German broadcaster ZDF in cooperation with Clarins, Paris (2014); the B.A.U.M. Award (2015); the World Human Rights Award (2015) by Look magazine; the Kiwanis Award (2016, Kiwanis Club Stuttgart); and the Deutscher Rednerpreis presented by the German Speakers Association (2015).